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PI30677: PERMISSION DENIED ACCESSING SUB-DIRECTORY IF PARENT DIRECTORY HAS 771 PERMISSION

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Users in "other" groups get "permission denied" errors accessing
    a sub-directory in a IBM Rational ClearCase VOB if it's parent
    has 771 permissions.
    This is a change in behaviour between 7.1.2.x and 8.0.1 versions
    of ClearCase.
    
    WORKAROUND:
    Change permissions on the parent directory to allow read access
    for others.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of IBM Rational ClearCase VOBs.                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * Users in "other" groups get "permission denied" errors       *
    * accessing a sub-directory in a IBM Rational ClearCase VOB if *
    * it's parent has 771 permissions.                             *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available in ClearCase version 8.0.1.7
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI30677

  • Reported component name

    CLRCASE MSITE W

  • Reported component ID

    5724G3200

  • Reported release

    801

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2014-12-02

  • Closed date

    2015-03-19

  • Last modified date

    2015-03-19

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    CLRCASE MSITE W

  • Fixed component ID

    5724G3200

Applicable component levels

  • R801 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Rational ClearCase MultiSite

Software version: 801

Reference #: PI30677

Modified date: 19 March 2015